Amphoe Chakkarat ( Thai: อำเภอ จักราช ) is a district ( Amphoe - administrative district ) in the eastern province of Nakhon Ratchasima. The Nakhon Ratchasima province is located in the northeast region of Thailand, the so-called Isaan.
Amphoe Chakkarat borders the following counties (from the south clockwise ) to the Amphoe Nong Bun Mak, Chok Chai, Chaloem Phra Kiat, Non Sung, Phimai and Huai Thalaeng in the province of Nakhon Ratchasima, as well as to the Amphoe Nong Hong and Nong Ki in the province of Buriram.
The main river of the district is Maenam Mun ( Mun River ).
The village of Tha Chang was upgraded in 1927 to a sub-district ( King Amphoe ) Amphoe Mueang of Nakhon Ratchasima. In 1953 it was officially promoted to a Amphoe, also the name of Tha Chang was changed to Chakkarat. The administration was moved in 1964 to Ban Talat Chakkarat.
Amphoe Chakkarat is divided into eight subdistricts ( tambon), which in turn together hold 109 municipalities ( Muban ).
There is a small town ( thesaban tambon) in the district:
- Chakkarat ( Thai: เทศบาล ตำบล จักราช ), consisting of parts of the tambon Chakkarat.
There are also eight administrative organizations ( " Tambon Administrative Organizations" - TAO, Thai: องค์การ บริหาร ส่วน ตำบล ).
Note: The missing geocodes refer to the tambon which now belong to Chaloem Phra Kiat.